The Sociology minor provides students with a well-rounded exposure to key concepts and applications of sociology, while being easy to finish quickly. The minor complements a broad array of majors across the different colleges and schools. Sociology minors find employment in a variety of occupations, including human services, corrections, law enforcement, marketing, management, human resources, research and social activism. The sociology program also provides excellent preparation for graduate study in sociology and related fields.
College of Liberal Arts
Identify how sociological concepts and theories relate to their everyday lives and larger social problems
Critically evaluate explanations for understanding human behavior, group processes, and social trends.
Apply scientific principles and articulate the importance of evidence and scientific methods to understand the social world.
Analyze the characteristics of high-quality data and methods in sociological research and their implications.
Apply the disciplinary standards for both qualitative and quantitative analysis of data
Use their sociological knowledge to engage with and shape the world around them.
Demonstrate an ability to work with diverse communities of people